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Bristol Bay candidates prepare for elections

September 30th 11:21 pm

Residents running for assembly, school board weigh in on issues

Fish-meal dust blamed in Dutch Harbor explosion

September 30th 11:18 pm

Damage estimates likely more than $100,000

Dillingham man faces charges in 2015 homicide

September 30th 11:16 pm

A Dillingham man has been charged for a 2015 murder and robbery in Dillingham. Brian V. Clark was arrested for the murder of Ella Olsen in Anchorage in mid-September, and arraigned Sept. 21 in state district court. According to court records, the case has [...]

Dredging may harm Unalaska's Front Beach, resident warns

September 30th 11:13 pm

Project aimed at allowing larger container ships, fuel tankers to reach local docks

Mayor and council races, pot question on Unalaska ballot

September 30th 11:11 pm

Two five-way races and marijuana initiative up for vote in Oct. 4 local elections

Homemade rockets launch in Dillingham

September 30th 11:08 pm

Science, technology, engineering and math clubs spark imaginations of first through fifth graders

New superintendent taking over at Katmai National Park

September 30th 11:06 pm

A natural resource manager with the National Park Service will take over as superintendent of Katmai National Park and Preserve in November. Since 2012, Mark Sturm, 49, has worked as the biological resource program manager for the National Park Service's [...]

Alaska Peninsula caribou hunt extended

September 30th 11:05 pm

Another Alaska caribou hunting season has been extended by Department of Fish and Game biologists. Poor success by hunters seeking caribou in the northern Alaska Peninsula Game Management Units 9C and 9E led to the extension. The hunt reopened Wednesday and [...]

IRS warns of fake tax bill emails

September 30th 11:02 pm

The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act. The IRS has received numerous [...]

15 Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman

September 30th 10:58 pm

Nushagak discusses rate raise September 27, 2001 By Erik Hillstrom Bristol Bay Times For the first time since 1993, Nushagak Electric Cooperative customers may see an increase in their electric bills. Citing rising costs of goods and services, as well [...]

Obituary: Julianne Elizabeth Baltar

September 30th 10:55 pm

A Celebration of Life and potluck in honor of Julianne Baltar of Dillingham will be held at the Willow Tree at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Julianne passed away suddenly on August 14, 2016, in Minneapolis while traveling to visit family. She was 62.

Court: Feds can't leave Cook Inlet fisheries management to the state

September 30th 10:55 pm

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of Cook Inlet commercial fishermen who challenged the federal government's decision to hand management of some Alaska salmon fisheries off to the state. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a [...]

Opinion: Registering to vote the first step in fixing painfully broke political state

September 30th 10:53 pm

Political races are sort of like divorces — they tend to bring out the deepest divisiveness among people who otherwise manage to live reasonably well side-by-side. It's ironic that a process that should bring us all together for the common pursuit of [...]

Opinion: Smaller dividends are painful but prudent

September 30th 10:51 pm

Alaskans will soon receive our annual dividend checks. This year's $1,022 check for every qualified resident will help Alaska families with things like winter fuel, food and clothes, holiday gifts, and saving for college. These checks will boost local [...]

Opinion: Excessive focus on dividend distracts from deficit

September 30th 10:50 pm

Just a minute of your valuable time, please. That's all it will take for another $6,000 in state savings to disappear. If you care about the future of Alaska and are feeling a bit shortchanged by the prospect that the state will send you $1,000 less than [...]

Opinion: As an elder recalls abuse, the horror of BIA boarding schools lives on

September 30th 10:48 pm

When he was taken from home, Jim LaBelle recalls, he was tagged with a yellow card and tethered by a rope in a line with his brother and other children. When they arrived at their destination, their possessions were taken, they were stripped naked and their [...]

YWCA Alaska names this year's Women of Achievement

September 30th 10:48 pm

YWCA Alaska has named its Women of Achievement this year, which include a pastor, lawmaker and the Anchorage School District superintendent. Darlena Fritzler, development manager at YWCA Alaska, said Tuesday that community members nominated several women and [...]

State asks for disaster declaration for poor pink returns

September 30th 10:46 pm

Affected fishermen also can apply for a waiver of state loan payments for this year

Lawmakers on guard for new marine national monuments proposals

September 30th 10:44 pm

Senator hopes legislation might stop future presidents from using Antiquities Act for environmental protections

Collection of contemporary Native masks to be burned in ceremony

September 30th 10:43 pm

"Aggravated Organizms," a collection of masks carved by Drew Michael and painted by Elizabeth Ellis, went on display at Out North in 2013 and has been touring the state since then. The large marks address different diseases or dysfunctions that affect [...]

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